A new standard for stupid

It’s not easy to set a new standard for stupid in 2018, but a few left-wingers on Twitter managed it during Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation...

Movement is starting hard, and necessary, conversations

Some people may not realize the power of a flippant phrase. To children still forming opinions and those who have been sexually assaulted, that power...

Yellow-crowned night-heron

The second day Gwen spotted the heron on the far side of the pond I explained to her that it was likely a juvenile...

The Kavanaugh debacle cost Democrats the Senate

Brett Kavanaugh must have been smiling as the returns came in on Election Day, because it is now clear that the Democrats’ campaign to...

Time for stricter do-not-call laws

I didn’t make any online purchases on Cyber Monday this year, but my cell phone was ringing much more than it does most days. I...

Trump’s top 10 successes of 2018

In his second year in office, the list of extraordinary things President Trump has done, for good and ill, continued to grow. Today, I...

These abnormal times

In normal times, the killing of four Americans and wounding of three others on foreign soil would prompt a quick response by the president...

Frederick Douglass and voting rights

I have been reading — more accurately, listening to — David Blight’s new biography, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet...

Why racial hoaxes as so dangerous

Jussie Smollett has now been charged with filing a false police report in an alleged hate crime incident that it appears Smollett...

Angelkeep Journals: Green-topped March MacSilliness

With March already a full week into existence, Angelkeep pauses for a moment with the ongoing column avoidance of winter blasphemy to...